Niles New York City
Niles New York City

Niles New York City

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.nilesnyc.com/
  • Phone: 2126290210x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Everyday: 7:00am - 11:00am; Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Everyday: 3:00pm - 11:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between 31st and 30th Street
  • Public Transit: Subways: 1, 2, 3, A, C, E to Penn Station/34th Street.

    LIRR, NJ Transit and Amtrack.
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
A word from Niles New York City
Steps from Madison Square Garden, Niles New York City is the ideal venue before and after all concerts, shows and sporting events. Offering a sleek design with a contemporary American menu, Niles is the perfect place to start your day with breakfast in our restaurant or unwind after work at our lively bar.
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Niles New York City reviews from OpenTable diners
95 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance3.7
    Noise LevelModerate
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (35)vibrant bar scene (31)great for lunch (23)good for groups (22)fit for foodies (20)special occasion (12)late-night find (11)hot spot (10)great for brunch (8)notable wine list (7)kid-friendly (2)romantic (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Better and better
    redk
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    I've been going to Niles for many years. It is convenient to Penn Station and MSG. The food has always been very good; this week it was excellent. Most of the servers have been there for years; they are terrific.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • High decibels
    Skier
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Great for going to msg but on the night we went it was crowded and the noise level was impossible and we couldn't hear each other across the table.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • A favorite while in NYC
    HealthspeakerVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Consistent with service, food and drink. What more can you ask in NYC, coupled with reasonable prices. We visit here nearly every time in NYC.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Niles is Nice!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    We had tickets to the Billy Joel concert at Madison Square Garden and wanted to have a nice dinner nearby with friends. After doing a little research I found Niles. Wow what a nice place that's literally across the street from the Garden. We were greeted warmly by the hostess and quickly ushered to our table. The wait staff is first rate and the food is fantastic!. We were give a delicious assortment of flatbreads and rolls. We ordered a margherita pizza appetizer and two orders of the Pretzel crusted chicken and two orders of the Bucatini - both great dishes with good portions. Vey hip environment with neon lights but not overdone.Bonus I booked through Open Table and got the reservation time I needed to make the show!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fine Dining near Penn Station
    PhiW
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Fine Dining near Penn Station. Excellent service even though the restaurant was rather crowded (lunch). Obviously, the secret is out about the quality. Wide selection with reasonable prices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Everything about this Reataurant was great! Great price, great service, great food! Everything was perfect! I went here on a girls weekend for dinner....five of us and each and everyone of us couldn't have been more happy with this restaurant! Well done Niles!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Horrible restaurant
    Kris
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    There was not a hostess to greet us at the door. Took a while for a waiter to come over. The bread they served while we waited was cold, chewy & absolutely disgusting. Our food took a VERY long time to come out! We ordered steaks, cooked medium & they were both well done! Our waiter NEVER EVER came over to ask us how our steaks were cooked or to ask if we needed anything else. We did not see our waiter again until we asked for the check. I will never recommend this restaurant or eat at it again! Poor food & extremely poor service. Very disappointing for a restaurant across from Madison Square Garden.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First visit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    This was my first visit to Niles. Was very impressed with service and meal selections. Wait staff was very attentive and cordial. I have visited other fine establishments owned by Connie O'Reilly and his partners and am proud to add this one to my "must visit" List when I am in the City.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a treat
    ellenmefry
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    We dine at Niles whenever we attend an MSG event. The atmosphere is always welcoming and current. The wait staff is friendly and really quick. The manager is very attentive and makes sure the guests are happy. Our appetizers were yummy. Our meal was delicious. The food is always fresh. Niles is a consistent go-to spot for pre-MSG dining and great for cocktails afterward.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good place close to Penn Station
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Had dinner there with a friend, a last minute find. Close to Penn Station, the decor was modern and fun. It was a Monday night dinner and the place wasn't too crowded, noise level was fine we could hear each other talk. Food and service was great! Scallops and sea bass were tasty and well done. Our server was attentive and friendly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • business breakfast
    evinparis
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    A good and complete breakfast buffet, the eggs were well prepared and the meats weren't greasy. good choice of fruits and breads as well. Attentive service. Overpriced but to be expected considering its location across from Penn Station. Good ambiance for a business breakfast, a little noisy but not bad.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • good value brunch
    cgerstle
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    we arrived for brunch and were immediately offered free cocktail, bloody Mary or Mimosa. What a nice surprise! Then a basket of muffins appeared on the table which were delicious. My wife had a huge egg white omelette with turkey bacon and cheese while I had the fried chicken salad which was a large piece of boneless fried chicken salad atop it. I was a little disappointed in the chicken that was either a little over fried or the oil needed changing. We were seated in an alcove so that it was absolutely quiet and we can enjoy our meal and hear each other. Carol, the maître d' and the staff couldn't have been nicer.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Concert night gem
    TomMartyVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    If you're seeing a show at Madison Square Garden this is the place to come for a fast drink or a meal and just hang with friends. Good variety of menu selections from bar bites to fullcourse meals. Charming, modern setting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • michaelweingarten
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Always great food and attentive service. This is a terrific place for a civilized lunch in an uncivilized neighborhood.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • nothing special
    AviEatsOutVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Well we are in New York - and that was underwealming.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food - great service
    dinerfromnj
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    The restaurant was quiet on a Sunday night in August. I don't know what it would be like on a Friday or Saturday. The staff was attentive, friendly. They were attentive but not intrusive. The food was attractively presented;the temperature of the food was good - hot food, hot; cold food, cold. My salmon with a bed of pureed sweet potato and roasted beets was very good; shredded brussel sprout salad was excellent. My husband said his fish was good. The portion of spaghetti for our friend's son was huge; the chef added shrimp for him. I would ask for a half portion for a child. Our friends had soup - asparagus and French onion - and said it was very good. This restaurant would be good for a casual dinner. It was relaxed and comfortable.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Penn Station Area dining
    PhiW
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    A surprisingly fine restaurant close to Penn Station. This area suffers from a lack of eloquence. We would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Midtown Brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We and a really great brunch experience at Niles. The good was great and reasonably priced. The server was foreign and hard to understand but an overall nice man. Nothing beats the view!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pre Concert Perfection!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    We had a table of 10 for dinner before the Billy Joel concert at the Garden. We arrived at 5.30pm and were seated promptly in a beautiful semi private room near the back. The drinks, service and food were all 5 Stars. A big thank you to our waiter Oscar for his attentiveness. The Sea Bass and Pretzel crusted chicken were out of this world. Thanks again for an amazing night!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great dinner before concerrt
    WeLovetoEat
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    My husband and I had dinner prior to the Billy Joel concert. Beautiful modern decor, excellent food, great wine list, and good ambiance. Even though the restaurant was very busy right before the concert, the service was good and the meal was not rushed. The menu includes many "small plates" similar to a tapas menu, as well as traditional mains. I would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Have to dine near Penn?
    Barbara
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    I went to a dinner at Niles after working a trade show. I was tired and needed to chill. I also had a 50lb bag and needed to be near Penn Station. The restaurant was really a perfect venue for our dinner. Centrally located to all parties, near Penn Station, nice bar, the menu is varied and fits all tastes and needs, it is sleek with decent ambiance, the service is good, the wine is good and everyone smiled. A great place to chill and a great place if you have to run for a train (even with a 50 lb bag!).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great taste
    NJBusinessman
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    This restaurant has nice ambiance and quality food.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Niles is a Favorite
    Anonymous
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    I'm always happy with Niles and the prickly pear margarita is my favorite drink in town.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistent, good food and service
    Carrob
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Niles has a good lunch menu...lots of nice salads. The staff members are very pleasant and efficient. Overall, the restaurant is a good choice in the neighborhood.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food, great service
    Prometheus478
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    The portions are very big, and the food is good. Personally it lacked seasoning for me, notably salt in some dishes. Nice atmosphere though and the server and was very helpful.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always an enjoyable meal!
    LEONIDA
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Great place for dinner, awesome menu and super service. Keep coming back on a weekly basis!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Queen
    Ginny
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Chose Niles for the location convenient to MSG and couldn't have been more pleased! Arrived about 10 min late for our 5pm resv - hostess was gracious, no raised eyebrows. Our waiter Jorge was knowledgeable, friendly, pleasant, and attentive without being overbearing. My feta and watermelon salad was a delicious first for me, and the pork loin special was tasty and cooked just right. My dinner companion was equally pleased with her pan-seared scallop appetizer and Portobello risotto. Only thing missing was bleu-cheese stuffed Spanish olives for our dirty martinis but the drinks were well made nevertheless. Prices are right in line for midtown. A most enjoyable experience and we will definitely be back to check out the bar scene!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Location PLUS
    JazzRocks
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    I chose this restaurant primarily because of it's relatively close proximity to Madison Square Garden. It definitely offered more. The service and food were both very good and the prices are reasonable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch
    EdithT
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Food and service were wonderful but the noise level made it hard to talk to the people seated at my table.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great experience!
    erinvg
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    The food was fabulous as was the service. Would definitely eat there again and would recommend it to friends.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good fish
    Nscover
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    The food was delicious. The service was normal. The scallops I ate for an appetizer had like 20 different flavors at the same time. Very good place for fish overall.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find close to MSG
    JoMia
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    The service and the food were fantastic. We proved the poor review about the brussel sprout salad false! It was delicious! The Niles provides the perfect dining prerequisite to an event at the Garden and the location could not be more convenient!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An Oasis by the Garden
    scottyVIP
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    Food, service, space…. all spot on! I want the recipe for their tomato sauce! So good… Perfect place to go before a show in the area.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Niles NYC
    HappyDiner
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    It's great to have a quiet, comfortable place to eat near Penn Station. I met a colleague who needed to catch an early train and we were able to have a great conversation, a nice breakfast and get out on time...All good.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    Great find for this part of town. Service friendly and attentive. Although the main dining area is a little on the dark side (no windows), it's nicely decorated. Menu is varied and has something for all appetites. Special requests honored with no problem. The burger was delicious and my friend truly enjoyed her salad. Will definitely return!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place to meet
    Don22
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Wife and I met Israeli cousins for 1st time and were able to chat for an hour before ordering dinner. I had requested a quiet table and Niles came thru. The wait staff was courteous and very helpful. The "small appetite" selections were appreciated. The food was delicious with exceptional presentation.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Excellent food and service. The ambience and lighting is wonderful. Bar was very busy but the noise did not affect our dining. We were pleasantly surprised by this. Location perfect. Will definitely return to try more dishes.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So Accommodating
    Anonymous
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    We arrived late due to bad traffic uptown but the staff was gracious and accommodating in getting us in and out, and the food did not suffer from the tight schedule. Their prickly pear margarita is the best!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hidden gem
    HealthspeakerVIP
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    This is a favorite when in the part of NYC. Consistently well prepared food, well served, and a nice price point.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place to meet near Penn Sta.
    Tmq54VIP
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    Nice, clean upscale pace to meet and talk comfortably with business associates near Penn Station. Wonderful staff...very accommodating. Great lunch specials. Would definitely go again. Happy to have found such a place near Penn.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate